Pete Rose left his part-time job with the Fox network’s baseball coverage during the World Series, in part because of a commitment to sign autographs.
Five bucks gets you a chance at Mantle, Clemente, Mays, Rose and other stars and Hall of Famers in this month’s Vintage Set Break from Burl’s Sports.
Rich’s columns, past and present, spur emails from old and new friends with questions and comments.
A lower grade example of Shoeless Joe’s first card brought more than $71,000 but the lone mint PSA graded Standard Caramel Ty Cobb went even higher.
Around the horn with the sale of another Steph Curry Finals jersey and Marshawn Lynch’s NFC title game helmet plus new allegations aside, Pete is signing.
Casey Stengel’s last card, Joe Morgan with a caliber on his cap, and the rookie card of the great “Tim” Hunter helped make 1965 Topps baseball set a collector favorite.
The 1964 Topps baseball set may lack big-name rookies, but it offers collectors an affordable glimpse into baseball at the tail-end of a Yankees dynasty.
Are those chipped borders or stars against a night sky? And why have Robby’s teammates stranded him in the desert? It’s all a matter of perspective with the 1971 Topps baseball set.
Some famous baseball-related works by Andy Warhol join a collection of vintage baseball cards in a free upcoming exhibit in Cincinnati.
A clean design and relatively plentiful supply make the 1966 Topps baseball set an attractive target …but watch out for those high numbers.
Rich Klein recalls three distinct times when no one was bigger in the hobby than Pete Rose and wonders if his absence from the Hall might actually be working in his favor.
Misspellings and Chicago overload aside, the 1971 Milk Duds baseball card set is packed with stars and just scarce enough to be interesting.
A list of vintage, post-War rookie cards of baseball icons you can believe in, all for under $1,000.
More than three dozen autograph guests have been announced for this summer’s 35th National Sports Collectors Convention with more to come.
Things slow down at the NSCC Sunday as dealers pack up and Steve Garvey, Johnny Bench and Pete Rose show up for autographs. We also a look at a dual-signed Mantle baseball and an artist at work. [View the story “2013 National Sports Collectors Convention Final Wrap” on Storify]
Pete Rose has signed plenty of autographs but there are still fans who want one. Follow along as he makes a trip to Phoenix.
Pete Rose’s own copy of the document that banished him from America’s pro ballparks 23 years ago didn’t meet the reserve but more than 600 other items did sell in Goldin Auctions’ inaugural event.
Signed by Pete Rose, Commissioner Bart Giamatti and the man who succeeded him, Fay Vincent, the document is Rose’s personal copy, according to Goldin Auctions.
Pete Rose is getting a pass from MLB and the Cincinnati Reds will honor the 25th anniversary of his record-breaking hit. He continues to be one cheap superstar autograph.